The Audacity and the Freedom of the Translator

  • 14 December 2014
    Classic contemporary poet on translation as happening
    • 14 December 2014, 12:00

    Plenary lecture at the Eshkolot's Festival of Jewish Texts and Ideas "The Art of Translation"

    Olga Sedakova is a poet, translator and philologist. Since 1991 she has taught in the Department of World Culture in the Philosophy Faculty at Moscow State University. PhD in Philology, Doctor of Theology honoris causa (2003, Minsk European Humanities University); Officier d’honneur d’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française (2012).

    Background reading for the lecture:

    O. Sedakova. Art of Translation. Some Remarks

    O. Sedakova. Acceptance Speech on Receiving the Prize for Translation

    O. Sedakova. An Interview on Translation